Mild-mannered convenience store owner Kenji (Toshiaki Karasawa) realizes that several strange events — including the rise of a cult and the outbreak of a deadly virus — mirror the occurrences that he and his childhood friends predicted in their Book of Prophecies. With the world set to end on Dec. 31, 2000, Kenji and company must fight to save humanity in this explosive adaptation of the blockbuster manga comic.
Yukihiko Tsutsumi (堤幸彦 Tsutsumi Yukihiko, born November 3, 1955 in Nagoya) is a Japanese television and film director. He began directing commercials and music promotion videos as an employee of Nihon Television. After spending time abroad, he returned and started his own production company, Crescendo, from which he works independently. His first television drama on Nihon Television was called Kora! Tonnezuru and ran from 1985 to 1989. He directed Taitei no Ken, an original work by Baku Yumemakura, in 2007. —Wikipedia